April 2009

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Showing all posts made in the month of April 2009.

peter stichbury

peter stichbury is one of New Zealand’s most unique portrait artists. Much of his work echoes the smooth and glossy feel of magazines but with unsettling undertones more in line with underground comics and a clear element of social satire or critique.

giovanna battaglia

fashion editor at L’Uomo Vogue, frequently on sartorialist & other street style blogs. credits: cafe mode, garance dore, sartorialist, style.com, jak&jil, refinery29 & others.

stellenbosch before & after

Stellenbosch is well know for its beautiful historic buildings (ranging from the cape dutch through to the victorian town houses). what i find unbelievable is how many of them were torn down in the sixties & seventies to build flats, office blocks and the like. here’s a small retrospective of…

mona & holly

“Inspired by smart & tidy service uniforms of decades past, from humble turn-of-the-century nurse uniforms to glamorously feminine stewardess outfits of the 50’s…” oh my goshness! check out the rest at mona & holly via love made visible

grey gardens

i’m a sucker for these kind of movies of course, i should probably hunt down the original read more about their story here

sketch a day

invisibleElement over on flickr was disciplined enough to do a sketch a day in 2008. i think the experiment is being turned into a book, which is pretty rad. i like his can-do attitude-esque typography:

bat for lashes does kings of leon

this is a very mellow & organ-ey cover of use somebody by bat for lashes. she has such a lovely, husky voice – suits the tune i think. i will never forget her awesome video for what’s a girl to do visit her website & myspace

made by julene

i first spotted these on ffffound, so i hunted down her website. julene harrison is made by julene – and she does some very cool paper cuts – accepts commissions too! i’m thinking of getting “Business doesn’t get me down, business gets me off.”

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